Hike to Hawk Falls in Hickory Run State Park

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Distance

0.7 miles

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by John Maurizi

This accessible and beautiful falls trail is a must-do for hikers in the area or passing through. Amble through the trees of Hickory Run State Park and enjoy the view of Hawk Falls.

Hawk Falls is located in Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania in the Poconos Mountains. The trail is mostly downhill, with some slippery sections so wear adequate shoes and take caution when you approach the falls. A rock outcrop at the top of the falls makes for a great lookout point. The 0.7 out-and-back trail is a good option for families as it is fairly short and manageable for hikers of all skill-levels.

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Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Waterfall
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almost 3 years ago

Hiking to Hawk Falls at Dawn

We started this hike at 7:30am and had the entire trail to ourselves. We took our time and enjoyed the sound of the water. This is not a difficult hike, though in order to get to the top of the water fall you have to scale some of the cliffs on the sides. Really beautiful and clean.

Family Friendly

Hiking this trail is accessible for a wide range of ages. Not too steep but still had exciting topography.

Brilliantly Easy

The hike was incredibly easy and safe for kids of all ages. Once you have parked in the designated parking area off rte.534 the trail head is easily visible and takes maybe a total of 15 or so minutes to get to the main attraction. Google mapping the trail head is also possible and will lead you right to the parking area.

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